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Scott Turow

Scott Turow Greg Martin

Scott Turow is the author of worldwide bestselling novels including Presumed Innocent, Innocent, Ordinary Heroes, The Burden of Proof, Reversible Errors and Limitations. His works of nonfiction include One L, his journal from his first year at law school, and Ultimate Punishment, which he wrote after serving on the Illinois commission that investigated the administration of the death penalty and influenced Governor George Ryan’s unprecedented commutation of the sentences of 164 death row inmates on his last day in office. Ultimate Punishment won the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. He lives outside Chicago, where he is partner in the firm of SNR Denton (formerly Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal).

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  • One L by Scott Turow--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Scott Turow's book One L. Thirty years after Scott Turow entered law school comes an all new unabridged audiobook production of this classic with a special introduction by and interview with the author. ONE L, Scott Turow's journal of his first year at law school and a bestseller when it was first published in 1977, has gone on to become a virtual bible for prospective law students. Not only does it introduce with remarkable clarity the ideas and issues that are the stu

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The Burden of Proof

Scott Turow

Late one spring afternoon, Alejandro Stern, the brilliant defense lawyer from Presumed Innocent, comes home from a business trip to find that Clara, his wife of thirty years, has committed suicide....

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Sixty-five of the world’s leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to themEvery Sunday, readers of The New York Times Book Review turn...

Available 10/28/2014Pre-Order

What does America really eat? Which recipes do real home cooks turn to again and again? More often than not, they are dishes handed down from great aunts and painstakingly copied out of smudged...

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Ultimate Punishment

Scott Turow

America's leading writer about the law takes a close, incisive look at one of society's most vexing legal issues Scott Turow is known to millions as the author of peerless novels...

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